Jackson State University Chinese exchange student Lei Wang won a gold and silver medal in his United States Fencing Association Fencing Tournament debut, held April 30 in Oxford, Mississippi. He won the gold medal in the Men-Mixed foil event, and a silver medal in a Senior Men foil event.
Lei, a graduate exchange student from Shaanxi Normal University in Xi’an, China, is currently enrolled in the department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation in the College of Education and Human Development. He is a four-time National University Fencing Championship winner in China and has been practicing fencing for seven years. Lei also had an opportunity to demonstrate his fencing skills at JSU’s 4th Annual Chinese New Year Celebration and Fundraiser in February 2011.